Paraphrasing will assure my subordinates that I not only hear what they are saying, but that I understand them as well. The more I understand my subordinates, the better I can assist or empathize. If required, I will find a location where there will be no distractions. Seeking a quiet location will limit any distracting side conversations. Finding a quiet location will benefit my subordinate because I will be able to focus on them and comprehend the true meaning of what they are saying.
If someone gives you criticism it is very important not to become rude or disrespectful. The critiques are only trying to help better your performance. Responding to criticism with grace and appreciation will help you become a better person and help create more positive relationships in your life. Be mindful and try avoiding harsh reactions. This will help you gain clarity and freedom to choose how you want to respond.
Intercultural communication occurs when the sender and receiver come from different cultures (Gibson, 2010). Due to cultural diversity, there are many barriers that intefere intercultural communication. Hybels and Weaver (2012) determined stereotype, prejudice and discrimination as the primary barriers of intercultural communication. Stereotype is our assumptions, beliefs or mental images about an individual, a group or even a culture. There are positive and negative stereotype based on the knowledge about that group of people.
As a leader I believe that I should be open to everyone’s ideas in a group and not just my own. Someone may have a more logical idea that works better than mine, so I should not shoot down someone’s ideas if I do not agree with them. These characteristics will be very helpful in the leadership roles I get if I use them to the best of my ability. Two leadership styles that I would like to use when I lead would be
With more flexibility given, I will keep in mind to be agreeable in moderation in which I will be trusting and compassionate to the members but also able to be firm if any member is slacking or not meeting our deadlines. The details listed above are just part of my personality and working style that can be improved upon which serve as general guidelines for me to contribute more to future group assignments. However, they should not be viewed as rigid rules which I will follow blindly. I will always remember that I am working with a group of people with various personality traits and I should approach each member with ways that may improve our productivity instead of treating them as the same and that a single method will suit everyone, since that would reduce the uniqueness of each
When they communicate and ask questions, they start to build harmony in the working environment. This will stop them from making assumptions toward their members. Through open communication, it enables positive feedback. Team members will not be afraid to raise any concerns that can affect or disrupt the work. It can be a conflict, a disagreement in thinking, etc.
Additionally, I learned that I need to not take other’s personality traits personally. Everyone has a different way of communicating and showing emotion and I must adapt to that, but without compromising my values. Furthermore, I learned that I must not get as stressed over the small things and learn to better prioritize my time and job duties. In organizing this, I be able to be more productive and
I also feel that you work with someone who will be your client practicing the approach is better, due to you I will not have an observer and I will feel more comfortable being my self. its hard to not ask questions, I’m very curious and asking questions is how I can manage my curiosity.
However, the core weakness that is i have less scrupulous individuals take advantage of. Therefore, i have to remember to take care of myself to avoid to make mistake due to my weakness, so in the future i would like to find the one who can remind or encourage me even at work, in this way i can try to accept to work with others and learn something from each others. If i can overcome my weakness that will improve my communication skills even though that i am more suitable for work alone, but i believe i will get more benefits in this way. For my partner type of ESTP, the Strength of this type is always have an impact on his immediate surroundings, my partner always can keep conversation energetic with a good dose of intelligence.
Another thing I learn is to gain awareness of my biases and able to work on them so that I do not impose my own assumptions and thoughts to my clients. This will help the client strive and more closer to reaching their goal or create a safe environment that gives the clients the opportunity to